Library

This page presents you the OTM monthly selection of publications. To discover all the documents of the Library, have a look at the subcategories in the navigation menu on the left and here just below.

02.08.2013

Kompas1 : Tools of navigation for touring and co-producing theatres in Denmark and Sweden

Kompas1 provides practical tools for theatre touring and co-productions in the Øresund Region. This site has organised information about tours and co-productions in Denmark and Sweden with the hope of strengthening cultural cooperation and exchange within the region.

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26.07.2013

Closer Look: European Cultural Networks in Practice

The handbook offers in-depth information on the networks, how they operate and how they are formed with a series of examples; it also providesgeneral tips and guidance on how to network.

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17.07.2013

British Council report: Influence and Attraction: Culture and the Race for Soft Power in the 21st Century

A new report report from the British Council investigates how and why ‘soft power’ is becoming more important in international relations – and why countries such as China, Korea and Brazil are making huge investments in it.

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27.06.2013

Report on the right to freedom of artistic expression and creativity

In March 2013 the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Farida Shaheed, published her annual report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is devoted to the issue of “The right to freedom of artistic expression and creativity”. This highly interesting report adresses the multiple ways in which the right to freedom of artistic expression and creativity may be curtailed - including by restricting the freedom of movement.

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25.06.2013

Danish Agency for Culture: Information on grants for international artists and art institutions wishing to collaborate with Danish artists and art institutions

www.danisharts.dk is the English version of the Danish website www.kunst.dk, which is The Danish Agency for Culture's site for art funding and art grants. This site is designed for international artists, arts organisations and international cultural administrative bodies interested in collaborating with individuals or institutions within the Danish arts system.

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24.06.2013

Le répertoire des dispositifs de financement et d'accompagnement du spectacle vivant en Rhône-Alpes

Ce répertoire recense un très large éventail des dispositifs de financement dédiés au spectacle vivant. Ces données ont été collectées auprès de différentes sources (Conseils généraux et agences départementales, services de l’Etat et de la Région, Villes centres, etc.) repérées par les services de la NACRe Rhône-Alpes. Des fonds de mobilité internationale sont également inclus.

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18.06.2013

International Perspectives on Artist Residencies - IFACCA d'Art Topic n. 45

In October 2012, IFACCA conducted a survey of its members to understand more about global trends in government support for artist residencies, in preparation for the Res Artis General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan. The report considers government support for artist residencies, objectives and outcomes of residencies, mapping of residencies, funding opportunities, evaluation and future actions. Download it for free!

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14.06.2013

Publication by the European Cultural Foundation: The Dwarfing of Europe?

In this first of the series Dwarfing of Europe? publication, the European Cultural Foundation turns to Europe's neighbours for an honest view of Europe from the outside in order to boost and broaden the debate on Europe by focusing on culture.

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13.06.2013

What role should culture play in EU external relations? - Share your views!

In 2012 a consortium consisting of eight members, led by the Goethe Institute, Brussels, was tasked by the European Commission to carry out the preparatory action ’Culture in EU external relations” launched by the European Commission and approved by the European Parliament. Share with them your recommendations on the role culture should play in EU cultural relations?

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12.06.2013

Le Guide des obligations sociales liées à l’emploi d’artistes et de techniciens dans les secteurs du spectacle vivant et enregistré

Ce guide rassemble des informations sur les obligations légales et réglementaires des entrepreneurs du spectacle (notamment dans les cas de mobilité internationale). Il est mis à la disposition des acteurs culturels du spectacle vivant.

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03.06.2013

AMAZE ME, Opera for young audiences in Europe

Discover a European best of of productions for young audiences, both of new creations and repertoire revisited. Of well known stories and contemporary subject matters. Of participatory operas, cross-arts adventures, small formats and main-stage productions. Find out more about productions for teens, for children, and even for toddlers... All of this and much more in AMAZE ME, the new publication by RESEO - free download.

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27.05.2013

Book: Music, culture and conflict in Mali - by Andy Morgan, published by Freemuse

Freemuse are pleased to announce the publication of its first book, ‘Music, Culture and Conflict in Mali’, which is launched in a digital and on-demand paperback edition. The book takes an in-depth look at the crisis that overtook Mali in January 2012 and lead to a ten-month occupation of the northern two-thirds of the country by armed jihadi groups. The book examines the roots of those tumultuous events and their effect on the music and culture of the country. The income from sales of this book will support Freemuse in its work to help musicians who suffer persecution, discrimination or imprisonment around the world.

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08.05.2013

European external cultural relations — Expectations from the outside

ifa organised the conference in Brussels on 12th December 2012 - proceedings are now available online!

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06.05.2013

ECAS' Guide to European Funding for the Non Profit Sector 2013-2014

The 19th edition of the Guide provides the essential starting point to understanding how to access European Funding. Not for free.

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03.05.2013

Nurturing human rights Campaign

The Andorran Chairmanship of the Council of Europe is launching a campaign in support of the values promoted by the Council of Europe’s Convention on Human Rights. Let's read the Convention and make sure it's put into practice!

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03.05.2013

Competencies for new contexts

TAFI - Training Artists for Innovation, Competencies for new contexts was a project examining the stimulation of innovation and creativity in European businesses through interventions by artists and creatives. The final publication is available for free download.

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25.04.2013

La mobilité des artistes et les visas Schengen : recommandations pour la Commission Européenne (Direction Générale des Affaires intérieures) et les Etats membres de l'Union Européenne concernés

2013 est une année clef: la Commission européenne (Direction générale des affaires intérieures) va réviser le code des "visas Schengen" et dans ce but a mis en ligne une consultation publique pour améliorer les procédures d'obtention  des visas "Schengen" de courte durée. Ce moment est donc stratégique pour le secteur culturel en Europe et au delà pour faire entendre la voix du secteur et pour faire connaître aux responsables de politiques publiques européens les besoins spécifiques des artistes en mobilité eu égard aux visas Schengen. Voyez ce que vous pouvez faire dès MAINTENANT!

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25.04.2013

Artists' mobility and Schengen visas: recommendations to the European Commission/DG Home and concerned EU Member States

2013 is a strategic year: the European Commission - DG Home Affairs is revising the EU visa code and has opened a public online consultation to improve the procedures for obtaining short-stay "Schengen" visas. Therefore this is a unique strategic moment for the cultural sector in Europe and beyond to make its voice heard and let the EU policy-makers know about the specific needs of mobile artists as regards Schengen visas. Here's what you can do NOW.

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23.04.2013

Touring Artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information in Germany

touring artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information on visas/residence, transport/customs, taxes, social security, other insurances and copyright in Germany.

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22.04.2013

Mapping South: Journeys in South-South cultural relations

Commissioned by international arts organisation The South Project, Mapping South: Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations is a publication celebrating 10 years of cultural exchange and dialogue between arts practitioners from countries of the southern hemisphere.

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